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Cheapest place to order Yakima, thule or any other brand roof racks? 2019 forester
 

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@StiForester19 Looks like you might have to do your own research - then you can perhaps advise us of the best place to order these products ;-)
you don't have to research too much, when I can lend a hand :wink2:

come on its a fact giving forum …. on your toes lad.
 

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When I was looking a few years ago, I found etrailer.com to have the best price for what I was looking for, might give them a look.
I wasn't looking for crossbars though, just a roof basket. I ended up with a Rola which has been great.

aaron
 

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Lol Ebay or Amazon? Looking for Yakima roof bike rack and the wind fairing. Will the fairing fit?
 

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Searched the internet for the best pricing on a roof rack for my 2019 Sport. Went with the Thule and found eBay to be the cheapest even with having to pay the sales tax.

This set up sold for $419.95 with free shipping.
Thule Evo Raised Rail Base (Part #:710401)
Thule Evo Wingbar Aluminum bars (Part #:711220)
Thule One-Key System (Part #:450400)

Cost me an additional $30 because the state of RI now shakes down eBay to collect 7% sales tax on all purchases.
Have seen them for less at etrailers (without locks) but only when they have a factory discount sale.
 

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After shopping around I actually went with the Subaru OEM bars from my 2019 Sport, $170, and picked up a Thule Box off FB marketplace for $300. Definitely saved me some moolah.
 

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The plan is to put a roof top tent on my 2019 Sport.

The factory Subaru Aero crossbars SOA367019 do not support the use of roof top tents, as stated in the 2019 Forester Accessories catalog.
The Subaru factory Aero-Extended bars SOA567X010 which are actually a Thule product, are suitable for use with roof top tents, as stated in the 2019 Forester Accessories catalog.

I was going to purchase the Aero- Extended from my local Subaru parts guy, however he said they only come in the silver color and I wanted black.

The Thule WingBar Evo set-up is rated for 220 pounds which is a significantly heavier rating than many others and far greater than the roof rail capacity. The tent only weighs 116 pounds, but no harm with the extra strength. Better to have it and not need it than have buyer's remorse.
 

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I just installed a Frontrunner rack on my 20’ Sport. Has anyone added the wind faring? I’m curious how it works with the moonroof.
 

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How do you like the front runner? How much wind noise does it create? Any idea how much it impacts your MPG?

I’m looking at them now.
Thanks!
 

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I like it so far. It’s a little noisy with the two little wind bars they give you. I’ll probably get the wind faring.
 
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